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UK Riots Expose Media Muck

UK Riots Expose Media Muck

The riots afflicting London and other parts of the UK have made headline news around the world. What has this got to do with coverage of the Middle East however?

What We Know About Alistair Crooke

The PA’s now investigating three people, Al-Jazeera reporter Clayton Swisher, an unnamed Frenchman, and former British intelligence official Alistair Crooke, for their connection to the PaliLeaks. Crooke’s definitely a plausible player. He’s a big time advocate of engaging Hamas and Hezbollah, and he founded the Conflicts Forum towards that end. Patrick Seale once described the

When Big Media is “More Palestinian” Than the Palestinians

Israeli officials who favor concessions to the Palestinians — get labeled by Big Media as “pragmatic,” “moderate,” and “dovish.” What about the Palestinian officials outed as favoring concessions to Israel? Is the MSM describing them as “moderates,” “doves,” and “pragmatic” now? Not Robert Fisk: It will be – and is – an outrage for the

Special Alert: BBC Mideast Editor Guilty of Inaccuracy on Israel

BBC’s Mideast editor rebuked for breaching impartiality and accuracy rules.

Fisk: Time for a Retraction

The Lebanese clear Israel of using radioactive weapons – the Indie fails to acknowledge.

2006 Dishonest Reporter of the Year Award

Our sixth annual recognition of the most skewed and biased coverage of the Mideast conflict.

Beit Hanoun In Context

HonestReporting calls on the media to recognize the circumstances surrounding this terrible accident.

No Retraction For Indie’s False Uranium Libel

HonestReporting UK recently challenged Robert Fisk’s charge that Israel had deployed a “secret uranium bomb” in Southern Lebanon during this summer’s conflict. In a fit of sensationalist reporting unbefitting a “quality” newspaper, the Independent published the story on the front page without waiting for the results of a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) investigation into the allegations.

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